Subject to approval and pending alterations to current Government Regulations, the aQuellé Midmar Mile 2021 will move to the following dates:

Sat 6 & Sun 7 March

Sat 13 & Sun 14 March

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6th & 7th March 2021
13th & 14th March 2021


Midmar Dam, Howick, KZN


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Midmar Dam Entry Fees – 2021

Please note entry fees are payable to Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife on entry to Midmar Resort all all event days. The fees for 2021 are as follows:

Please have the relevant amount with you in cash if at all possible to reduce delays at the gate. Credit card payments may be made

  • R40.00 per adult
  • R20.00 per child (3-12 years)
  • Note there is no vehicle charge at the gate this year – only a payment per person

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Ultimate test as eight swimmers bid to join Midmar’s 16-Mile Club

Ultimate test as eight swimmers bid to join Midmar’s 16-Mile Club

7 February 2020 – While over 13,000 swimmers will be making their way across Midmar Dam this weekend, just eight will attempt to complete the most gruelling challenge available at the aQuellé Midmar Mile. Those are the intrepid athletes who will be gunning...

All set for memorable Midmar weekend

All set for memorable Midmar weekend

6 February 2020 – The final countdown to the 2020 aQuellé Midmar Mile officially began with the press launch of the event in Pietermaritzburg on Thursday.The world’s largest open water swimming event will take place at Midmar Dam from 8-9 February.Speaking...

Midmar water perfectly safe

Midmar water perfectly safe

5 February 2020 – It has been brought to the attention of the organisers of the annual aQuellé Midmar Mile that there are reports and concerns circulating with regards to the water quality at Midmar Dam following the Mpophomeni Wastewater Works spillage last year, and...

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